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2019 Latinx Theatre Commons
Theatre for Young Audiences
Sin Fronteras Festival

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ninosgrandesNiños que Fueron Grandes
La Negra María Teatro
Wednesday, January 23, 7:00 PM
University of Texas at Austin

With puppets and found objects, four actors imagine and recreate the childhoods of three Chilean teachers: Baldomero Lillo, Gabriela Mistral, and Manuel Rojas. (Spanish. Recommended for ages 5 and up)

cenicienta_60Cenicienta
Glass Half Full Theatre and Teatro Vivo
Wednesday, January 23, 7:30 PM
University of Texas at Austin

Cenicienta overcomes her stepfamily’s bullying on her own terms in this bilingual adaptation of Cinderella, told through found-object puppetry (Bilingual English/Spanish. Recommended for ages 5 and up)

femelanin_25Epic Tales from the Land of Melanin
FEMelanin Collective
Friday, January 25, 4:30 PM
University of Texas at Austin

Based on histories of real-life women of color and non-Eurocentric fairytales, this is the imaginative adventure tale of three young warriors taking on the world. (Bilingual English/Spanish. Recommended for ages 10 and up)

coatlicueCoatlicue 2.0 “La Diosa que Vino del Aire”
TraZmallo Ixinti
Friday, January 25, 7:00 PM
University of Texas at Austin

Through dance, music, mask, and clown work, we learn about how the Aztec world came to be, with legendary figures such as Quetzalcoatl, Tezcatlipoca, and Coatlicue herself, the Goddess who gave birth to the cosmos. (Bilingual Spanish/Nahuatl. Recommended for ages 8 and up).

tomas_and_library_ladyTomás and the Library Lady
Childsplay
Saturday, January 26, 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

When Tomás, the son of migrant workers, meets the library lady, she recognizes his love of stories and encourages him to become a reader. Through music and storytelling, this play explores literacy, migration, and self-esteem. (Bilingual English/Spanish. Recommended for ages 5 and up).

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Additional daytime performances are available for schools. Please contact Megan at malrutz@austin.utexas.edu for for additional information about school performances or to arrange tickets for your students.

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